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I am trying to research how much it costs to quash a

Hello. I am trying to research how much it costs to quash a Subpoena in Oklahoma.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the subpoena was issued in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Not yetJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: I am not able to attend court as I am scheduled to be out of town. The ADA is requesting I call in to provide my testimony over the phone. I do not believe I can secure a confidential space for myself during the phone call and I feel that offering my testimony in this manner violates HIPPA.

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My brother is the health care proxy of my 86 year old Dad

My brother is the health care proxy of my 86 year old Dad who lives in Buffalo. Does he have the power to move my Dad from independent to assisted living against my Dad's wishes?

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William B. Esq.

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On June 16th I saw a new doctor I really liked due to being

On June 16th I saw a new doctor I really liked due to being the same age and a complete understanding of my health situation. When I was 20 I developed RSD in my r/foot. I've dealt with this horrible injury my entire life. I've had over 20 major surgeries since age 13 I'm 56 now. Around 1999 I was on a chronic pain management regiment. This was due to severe OA, bad knees and my constant flare up of RSD. In 07 I had my cervical spine fused 4-5-6 and still suffer today from constant knots and pain. In 2012 I had bilateral knee replacements. I've been taking class 2 narcotics for pain since the neck injury. I've have never been in trouble or abuse any medication.This past January I was seeing a doctor who I had been seeing for 2 years, during a office visit I made the comment "I sure wish there was a answer to my pain so I could get off these pain medications. In April I called to set an appointment and the nurse said the doctor will not prescribe you anymore pain medication because you want to get off them, I told her that is not what I said and your both wrong. This doctor was in a small town 2 hours south of the city. I then had to find a new doctor, I saw 1 doctor who immediately said "you need to see a pain management doctor". I explained I've seen several and they all appear to have the same game plan-install a morphine pump which I refuse. So I proceeded to get the opinion of 2 more doctors, the last one I saw I really liked and he realized how bad my pain situation is, he prescribed the pain medications I've been taking since 07 and I was thrilled to find a doctor so close and caring.I took the RX's to the pharmacy I always use only to be told I was to early to get a refill. I explained that I have been without any instant relief medicine for almost a month. The fill in pharmacist did not know me but everyone else in there did having seen me for the past 4 years. The female pharmacist never smiled and was very rude towards me. She said I can contact your doctor and ask him if he would approve an early refill, I replied that's fine but if insurance doesn't cover it until 5 more days I'll wait.The next thing I know a nurse from the doctors office called me up and read me the riot act and accused me of everything you can imagine. I was informed all RX's have been cancelled and the doctor will not see you again so find a new doctor. Shortly after the pharmacist who called the doctor called me trying to cover her tracks. I immediately went to the doctors office and ask to see the nurse who called me, the front desk said she was not available. Next the business manager came out and we went into her office, she should me all the notes and everything the pharmacist said about me. She accused me of doctor shopping and I need to seek treatment. I ask the lady who wrote on this up and she said the nurse who took the call, I was outraged over what the pharmacist said about me and what she told this nurse. I returned to the pharmacy the following day when the regular pharmacist was present, I ask him if he was aware of what happened and he said Yes. I demanded an apology and that he needed to contact this new doctor so I could save my good reputation in town. He said he would but never did, I followed up with the doctors office to provide proof of my last 3 years of RX's filled at this pharmacy, this feel on deaf ears.Since this incident I have suffered severe neck and back pain much worse then normal and I know it's because of stress and anxiety the pharmacist caused. Their is no question the pharmacist crossed the line and violated my HIPPA rights and slandered me and my chances of seeing this new doctor. I'm outraged and full of anger towards this pharmist and want to sue her for what she did to me and my reputation.Do I have any type of recourse against this anger pharmacist? Thanks Brett

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Can i file charges against my daughter's ex fiance who lied

can i file charges against my daughter's ex fiance who lied to his insurance and told them he was the owner of a car that actually was titled to my daughter.but has a loan on it and my and her name on loan.she hit someone and he told his insurance he wanted check not sure where he was getting car fixed at.they never asked for proof the car was his or clear.the amt of the claim check 2500.thanks

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I am a Paramedic and had a seizure at church. My manager

I am a Paramedic and had a seizure at church. My manager happens to go to my same church and was there. EMS arrived and while in the back of the truck my wife told them I had consumed CBD oil previously. I was a patient who had signed for HIPPA rights and although my manager was initially a bystander, once getting into the back of the ALS unit was she not functioning as a Paramedic and still bound under HIPPA. Today I was made to go into work for a drug test because of probably suspicion of drug use. Although I purchased it in a local vap store in my town and had been using it as a safe way to quit my tobacco usage. It was stated on the form that I said I used it and that is the reason for the drub test. That statement was said in the ambulance and I was under the impression I was protected by HIPPA. AM I wrong about this and have they violated my HIPPA rights. Also I was not given the option to go to the hospital another violation of my civil right. Pt's have a right to refuse is what I have always been told.

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The receptionist who does the scheduling answered phone with

The receptionist who does the scheduling answered phone with spouse wanting to reschedule wife's appointment. Spouse and wife had been seen individually and as a couple at counseling center. When he learned therapist wasn't there the day before so wife truly didn't have appointment, he was upset that wife lied. What liability does center have and the therapists of these clients?

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How much can we charge a third party requesting copies of

How much can we charge a third party requesting copies of medical records on behalf of a patient? Can we charge different fees if we provide an electronic copy vs. paper copy?A law firm representing interests of one of our patients requested copies of pt's medical records and said that our price of $35 is against HIPPA regulations. Please clarify.

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I am an icu specialist in private practice.there are three

i am an icu specialist in private practice.there are three independent icu practices in my hospital with no contractual relationship and no cross coverage agreements. the icu utiilizes mulitidisciplinary rounds . i and my nurse practitioners recuse ourselves when patients under the care of the other practices are being discussed. the physicians from other practices do not recuse themselves when my patients are being discussed. #1. i worry about violating a person's right to privacy when i am not that individual's physician #2. i worry that my patient's privacy and me doctor-patient relationship is violated when the other physicians listen to information provided in tne multidisciplinary rounds thansk

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If I go to a fertility clinic 2 get my fertility checked and

If I go to a fertility clinic 2 get my fertility checked and they only hand me the form for being a partner and they don't give me my results but instead that you're my partner the results is that illegal?

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